Grades 4-12

Students will explore alternative energy sources and evaluate their effectiveness by testing the amount of power generated by each source.

Grades 4-6 explore wind as an energy source by evaluating the effectiveness of wind turbines and examining the relationship between turbine design and amount of power generated.

Grades 7-9 evaluate hydrogen as an energy source by attempting to create hydrogen fuel cells and determine their energy output.

Grades 10-12 explore real-world issues regarding alternative energy sources by engineering a working, small-scale solar farm to maximize energy output.

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